Equipment Operator

Job Details



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Job Type

Full Time: Monday through Thursday 7 am to 5:30 pm + Other


Starting pay $22.66, compensation commensurate with experience

Job Description

  • Performs work under direct supervision in all types of construction, maintenance operations, and retirements, distribution conductors, structures, and equipment on energized secondary voltages (below 600 volts).
  • Operates various pieces of construction equipment including pressure digger, boom digger, excavator, tractor, and bucket truck.
  • Carries out assignments, interprets staking sheets, specifications, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and other related information as required.
  • Performs after-hours service restoration work and is "on call," as assigned by the cooperative, to perform such after-hours service restoration, as needed.
  • Performs work on de-energized lines as directed by supervisor.

Job Related Qualifications

  • Know RUS and PEC specifications.
  • Must be able to lift 100 lbs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle required tools and operate equipment for installation purposes, and work in inclement weather.
  • Demonstrate a good working attitude toward employees and members.
  • Must qualify for and maintain a CDL to operate all cooperative vehicles and vehicle combinations.
  • Prefer Class A CDL with no restrictions.
  • Must reside inside or be willing to relocate within our residency boundaries according to general policy 605.2.


This position is classified as a Safety-Sensitive Job under state law. All employees are subject to the provisions set forth in People Electric Cooperative’s Controlled Substance and Alcohol Use and Testing Policy.


Job will close on January 19th, 2022.

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We fully consider all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.